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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.


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Russ
0 #875 mon tues wedRuss 2018-01-15 05:30
Its still a bit unsettled from yesterday arvos NE but should improve as the tide settles in
We have a small window before the sw blows her load around mid morning
So get off the nest, take that dump and grab whatever is on offer early. The southerly is going to klup us properly
Its one of the one day southerly so most of it may just swing out to sea


Low – 09h00
High – 15h10

3-4ft on Tuesday with a light southerly swinging moderate onshore later
May still be a bit unsettled early. Take a look around mid morning once wind and tide have settled in
Could be a worth a sniff down south if you have the time on your hands
It’s a morning show. Curtains close in the arvo as the onshore starts to bite away at it
Shorey banks are not lukka right now

Low – 09h35
High – 15h40

Kiters start to rub their hands together as we the NE screams at us on Wednesday Thursday and Friday
Surfers, don’t expect much. There is nothing around unless the shorey banks start to improve and that’s a bit hopefully
Maybe after this big NE has passed

Low – 10h05
high – 04h05 / 16h10

have a good one
keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #874 fri sat sunRuss 2018-01-12 05:53
The NE did what it came to do yesterday. There is nothing out there this morning except for a very scrappy shorey
The NE us up already and is due to peak around mid arvo before its starts tapering off
The swell is due to jack to around 6ft at 17secs
Only thing is a 50/50 shorey nearer high tide otherwise it’s a treat for the kiters once again today

Low – 06h40/19h35
High – 13h05

Light to moderate NE again for Saturday morning
The swell was due to be solid however it looks as if its gone soft overnight and starts to go limp as the day moves forward
It’s a scratch for a few lumps and bumps before the NE sticks its neck out later in the arvo
The shorey is our only hope


Low – 07h40
High – 14h05

Wind is a bit confused on Sunday not knowing which way it wants to swing
NE to ESE back to E then makes up its mind and decides to go fresh NE in the arvo
It’s a scratch around once again and hope for a shorey as the tide pushes


Low- 08h25
High – 14h35

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #873 wed thur friRuss 2018-01-10 08:18
An early sws to start off Wednesday which was a good thing.
An early more sniff down south the call for sure
Some decent swell at around 4-5ft peaking at a nice healthy 15sec wave period. Its like watching a chick with a good set of lungs take deep breaths after doing a beach run
Wind swings to se later in the morning then to onshore this arvo so grab what you can early

We start moving out of neaps

Low – 04h15 / 17h10
High – 10h35

No goods news for the next four to five days as a thundering NE swings down past us. This I think is the tail section of a cyclone that swung past the out part of madaargascar recently
It canes us properly bring with it some ugly swell
We can only hope for some sand to pushed around and wish for a decent shorey on the pushing tides

Low – 05h20 / 18h35
High – 12h00

Nothing for you on Friday as the ne continues to give us a pk
Swell is due to peak at around 7-8ft at 17secs before slowing down over the weekend
Look out for the shorey


Low – 06h40 / 19h35
High – 13h10

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #872 MON TUES WEDRuss 2018-01-08 05:25
IT NOT LOOKING TOO CLEVER OUTTHERE HIS MORNING AFTER YESTREDAYS EAST
3FT VERY MANKY AND UNSETTLED
CONDITIONS SHOULD START TO SETTLE HOWEVER SHORT LIVED AS THE SOUTHERLY BLOWS IT LOAD AROUND LATE MORNING
SO GRAB WHATEVER IS ON OFFER BEFORE IT DOES

WE START TO CREEP INTO NEAPS

HIGH – 08H10
LOW – 14H25

SW CONTINUES TO PRESS THE PUMP ALL OF TUESDAY
OPEN FACED BEACHES ARE NO GO
TRY THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS FOR SOMETHING
SWELL IS DUE TO JACK TO AROUND 4-6FT AT 12SECS SO WORTH TAKING A LOOK

HIGH – 09H15
LOW –15H35

SOUTHERLY STARTS TO TAPER OFF ON WEDNESDAY
OPEN FACED BEACHES MAY STILL BE A BIT TOO RUFFLED SO IT’S THE PROTECTED SPOTS ONCE AGAIN
SWELL STARTS TO DROP SLIGHTLY TO AROUND 4FT BUT THERE IS STILL A HEALTHY WAVE PERIOD AT 12-14SEC
WIND SWINGS TO LIGHT TO MODERATE SE LATER IN THE DAY

HIGH – 10H35
LOW – 03H50 / 17H10

THERE IS A BIG NASTY EAST DUE FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
THIS COMING THE ARSE END OF A CYCLONE THAT PASSES THE OUTER SIDE OF MADAGASCAR
SOME SWELL DUE. HOPEFULLY THIS PUT SOME SAND WHERE WE NEED IT
KITERS, GET YOUR KITES READY

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #871 fri sat sunRuss 2018-01-05 05:43
It’s a bit sideways from yesterday grinder of a NE but there looks like a glimmer of hope for a 3ft shorey this morning
NE is due to continue to pepper us once again today so grab what you can early
There is a slim chance that it may just hold off as another SW moves up the coast which is due to pop late arvo
Hopefully not too soon. We want that arvo shorey

High – 05h55 / 18h05
Low – 12h00

The southerly is more like a burp and fart and dissolves overnight
It may be a bit unsettled early. Its too deep early. Still small and drops even more later
Best wait for wind and tide to change gears then take a look
Light to moderate southerly all day

High – 06h35 / 18h45
Low – 12h45

Similar conditions for Sunday
Very small and deep early
Its once again wait for tide to swing to find anything
Very small with a light to moderate onshore due for the day
So it’s a ball scratcher

High – 07h20 / 19h30
Low – 13h30

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #870 WED THUR FRIRuss 2018-01-03 05:59
IT’S A PEACH OF A MORNING BUT AS PREDICTED ITS VERY SMALL AND SOFT
STILL TOO DEEP EARLY HOWEVER MAY START SHOWING SOME SIGNS OF IMPROVEMNET AS I T DRAINS
TAKE A LOOK AROUND MID MORNING FOR A BANK . COULD BE WORTH A SNIFF SOUTH BUT EXPECT SMALL CONDITIONS THAT SIDE AS WELL
LIGHT WINDS AND SUNNY ALL DAY. PACK A BOX AND HEAD ON DOWN FOR A DAY ON THE BEACH IF YOU ARENT BENDING AT WORK ALREADY LIKE SOME OF US

LOW – 10H35
HIGH – 16H45

LIKE I SAID ON YESTERDAY IS THAT THURSDAY IS A CHASE BETWEEN WIND AND TIDE
SOMEHOW I GETTHE FEELING THE NASTY NE WILL BEAT US TO IT
IF YOU SEE SOMETHING THEN HIT IT. STILL VERY SMALL AND DEEP SO I HAVE THAT SINKING FEELING ITS ALL GOING TO BE ALL FOR NAUGHT

LOW – 11H20
HIGH – 05H10 / 17H25

THE NE CONTINUES TO PASTE US EARLY AND ALL DAY FRIDAY
WE LIVE IN HOPE FOR AN EARLY MORNING AND LATE ARVO SHOREY

LOW – 12H00
HIGH – 05H55 / 18H05
 
 
Russ
0 #869 TUES WED THURRuss 2018-01-02 05:35
Conditions are still a bit unsettled after yesterday buster SW
Its small around 3ft at 8secs
The southerly is due to strengthen once again today so best take a look at the more protected spots

Low – 09h50
High- 16h00

Tomorrow is looking peachy
An early morning offshore should clean up conditions
Still small at though
Light to moderate se later in the arvo so it could be a day of some fun surf if you can find a decent bank somewhere


Low – 10h35
High – 04h30 / 16h45

Cross offshore wind early Thursday.
Very small so it’s a scratch
Keep it local as we have a NE due to nibbling away around mid morning and starts to take bigger bites as the day moves forward

Low – 11h15
High – 05h10 / 17h25

Have a good done
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #868 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-12-29 05:28
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LOOKS LIKE THE WIND PATTERNS HAVE CHANGED SINCE WEDNESDAY
THE OFFSHORE THAT WAS PREDICYED HAS NOT MATERIALISED LEAVING IT SMALL AND BUSTED UP THIS MORNING
NO 17SEC PULSE TO BE SEEN EITHER SO ITS LOOKING A WEE BIT DISMAL RIGHT NOW
LIGHT SOUTHERLY ON IT WHICH SWINGS TO A MODERATE SSE LATER
WE CAN ONLY HOPE FOR IT IRON OUT A BIT AND THAT PULSE TO KICK IN AS THE TIDE STARTS TO PUSH
KEEP AN EYE ON IT

LOW – 06H20 / 19H10
HIGH – 12H50

NO MERCY SHOWN BY THE NE HELL WIND THAT KICKS IN EARLY TOMORROW
I CANT SEE MUCH HAPPENEING FOR SATURDAY

LOW – 07H25
HIGH – 13H45

OFFSHORE DUE EARLY SUNDAY. WE CAN ONLY HOPE IT DOES TO CLEAN UP THE ONSHORE UGLINESS
LIGHT SOUTHERLY IN THE MORNING SWINGING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE SE LATER
THERE SHOULD BE SOMETHING AROUND MID MORNING BUT KEEP IT LOCAL
NOT WORTH MISSIONING ANYWEHER
3-4FT SO THERE SHOULD BE THE ODD PEAK HERE AND THERE

LOW – 08H20
HIGH – 14H35

HAVE A GOOD ONE

KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #867 wed thur friRuss 2017-12-27 05:21
Mondays report I said that Wednesday would be a 50/50 to grab something early
Its was all about the early morning onshore that was predicted. The prediction was correct
The devil wind has already crinkled up what could have been a few decent lines if it had held off
We get a NE spanking all day. Not going to be much on offer for the rest of the day

Neap tides are stil lurking around

Low – 03h30 / 16h40
High – 10h10

Another SW moves up the coat for Thursday
A light offshore may just iron out the onshore wobble for an early splish splash before she strengthens and grinds away for the rest of the day
The only time to take a look at the mpre protected spots would probably be in the arvo as wind and tide settle in

Low – 05h00 / 18h05
High – 11h35

Now Friday is looking like the pick of the week
Southerly backs off overnight and swing offshore. Enough to clean and produce some lines
We have an early low and pushing
4ft with a 17sec pulse
Its all there. Don’t hesitate. Get on it. Milk it all morning until you cant move anymore
Moderate onshore sneaks back in the arvo

Low – 06h20 / 19h15
High – 12h45

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #866 mon tues wedRuss 2017-12-25 06:10
Merry Christmas to everyone


Its kinda pap out there this morning. Still a bit deep with the tide still moving in
Nice for an early paddle and that’s about it
I would say wait for the tide to drop and look for something however we have a mid morning southerly moving u the coast which is due to freshen as the day moves forward
Open faced beaches are toast after that.
Take cover at the more protected spots for the rest of the day or even better, spend it with family and friends
Some swell due however I think it will just swing out to sea

We move into neaps

High – 07h45
Low – 14h00

SW due to remain fresh all day
The protected spots the only place to be
Expect the masses to hit the beaches today so it’s a juggle where to go and look
Swell should be up slightly to around 3-4ft

High – 08h50
Low – 15h10

I’m trying to find something positive to report for Wednesday because the charts are making me scratch my melon trying to figure something out
Ok here it is. We can only hope for an early morning something. It’s a 50/50 call. It all depends if the NE that is due holds off. Its due to come I n early and bone it for the whole day but we live in hope


High – 10h10
Low – 03h30 / 16h40

Have a good one

Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #865 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-12-22 06:04
We have a bit of leftover porridge from yesterdays onshore
Early morning high with nothing on offer. Not even a shorey
We another onshore due for the day but we also have a fresh southerly moving up the coast
This may keep the wind light. There is hope for something as the tide drains if it does

High – 05h45 / 17h50
Low – 11h50

SW pops overnight
Due to remain fresh for most of Saturday
Looks like a bit of a pulse due to kick in around mid morning. 4-5ft at 15secs
Maybe take a look at the more protected spots as wind and tide settle in

High – 06h20 / 18h25
Low – 12h25

Southerly moderates on Sunday
3-4ft and dropping even more as the day moves forward
Not much on offer at any of the open face breaks
Looks like another day to go searching
Should be something somewhere at the more protected spots

High – 07h00 / 19h05
Low – 13h05

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #864 wed thur friRuss 2017-12-20 05:10
Condition Are pearly this morning
That offshore is here which has cleaned up the lines however its really really small
Border lining near flat
An early high isn’t helping either
A nice morning to just go for a paddle and get some sexercise
Onshore due but remains light all day with a nice healthy wave period popping up as the tide turns around midday
That’s when it should be at its best. Sit and wait for the sets.
Not much going on at any of the open faced beaches so its going to be another mission down south to find anything

High – 04h45 / 16h50
Low – 10h45

It looks like we have an early meeting with the devil wind tomorrow.
Early high wont help matters even though there is a bit more swell around at 3-4ft at 14secs
I think the wind will win this time around
NE due to turn the screws as the day moves forward
Expect moderate to fresh all day

High – 05h15 / 17h20
Low – 11h15

A carbon copy of Thursday for Friday
Onshore tapers off during the day
Only thing we can hope for is a shorey however the banks and looking a bit poo right now

High – 05h45 / 17h50
Low – 11h45

Maybe I can life your spirits a bit here and say that the weekend is looking not too shabby
Lets take a closer look on Friday and see if there any changes

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
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